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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0449 -- [NetBSD]
NetBSD 2.x End of Life
1 May 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: NetBSD 2
Operating System: NetBSD
Impact: Reduced Security
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In keeping with NetBSD's policy of maintaining only the current (4.0)
most recent (3.0) release branches, the release of NetBSD 4.0 marked the
end-of-life for the NetBSD 2.0 family of releases.
This means that the following branches will no longer be actively
- - There will be no more pullups to the branches (even for security
- - There will be no security advisories made for any of the 2.x related
- - The current 2.x based releases on ftp.netbsd.org will be moved into
We strongly suggest migrating to a later supported release such as the
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